possessor (Dig The idea of suing a thing rather than a person remains, however, a most helpful metaphor when it comes to distinguishing between personal and proprietary remedies. A proprietary remedy is where the claimant points to some thing or specific sum of money in another’s patrimony and says ‘that is mine, give it to me please.
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Agip (Africa) Ltd v Jackson [1990] Ch 265 Chancery Division; [1991] Ch 547 Court of Appeal

(See p 240.)

Lipkin Gorman v Karpnale Ltd [1991] 2 AC 548 House of Lords

(See p 782.)

In re Goldcorp Exchange Ltd [1995] 1 AC 74 Privy Council

(See p 246.)